Ed Daniels, MSIE| HIE Sustainability Expert | Mobile Health Practice Lead
Ed Daniels is a healthcare information technology consultant specializing in health information exchange (HIE), mHealth and electronic health records (EHRs).Ed has extensive experience assisting companies during startup, development and transitional situations. Ed typically consults on strategic planning and decision making, but sometimes assumes an interim senior management role.
In 2004 Ed was recruited by Sevin Rosen Funds to serve as CEO of RMD Networks, Inc. RMD uses proprietary, standards-based technology to connect communities of physicians, their staff and their patients. The RMD technology enables physicians to proactively monitor their patients’ health fundamentally redefining the patient experience. By enabling collaboration among care providers and patients, use of the RMD Network improves treatment and medication adherence. Under Ed’s leadership, RMD added a chronic care registry to its technology base, and recruited and implemented customers ranging from IPAs to hospitals to Colorado’s clinical guidelines collaborative, CCGC.RMD was recently acquired by Alere.
Ed’s success at RMD built on his achievements at IMS Medacom, Inc. IMS MEDACOM was a pioneer in healthcare data networking during the mid and late nineties. The company established and operated collaborative regional data networks which exchanged clinical and financial data among hospitals, physician practices, clinical laboratories and insurance plans. Ed joined IMS as Vice President of Field operations where he led the national field support organization. He then assisted with sale of the company to Eli Lilly & Company after which he became Chief Operating Officer responsible for operations nationwide. Ed then assisted Lilly with the formation of Kinetra, LLC, a joint venture with EDS. EDS’s technology infrastructure enabled significant expansion of IMS’s original network in terms of customers, users and transaction volume. Eventually Kinetra was sold to WebMD.
In addition to these experiences, Ed has consulted with, managed, served as a Board member, sold and acquired several other technology companies both in and outside of the healthcare industry.
Ed earned an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a B.S. in Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.